Psychology & Psychiatry

Younger stroke survivors more at risk for anxiety

Anxiety is more than twice as common in younger stroke survivors, especially those who show symptoms of depression, than in older patients, according to a new study that recommends routine mental health screenings for survivors ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Substantial costs attributable to hospital-acquired C. difficile

(HealthDay)—Hospital-acquired Clostridioides difficile infection (HA-CDI) is associated with substantial attributable costs, according to a study published online July 25 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

Medications

FDA: blood clot, death risk up with higher dose of tofacitinib

New warnings about an increased risk of thrombosis and of death among ulcerative colitis patients taking the 10 mg twice daily dose of the drug tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) have been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug ...

Diabetes

FDA approves first noninjection glucagon therapy

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first noninjection glucagon therapy for emergency treatment of severe hypoglycemia, the agency announced late yesterday.

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